Zach Brinlee
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    Zach Brinlee

    Hometown:
    Oklahoma City, OK

    High School:
    Putnam City North

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 160

    Position:
    D/MF

    2008 (Freshman)

    Appeared in 15 games, starting 12 of them ... finished third on the team in scoring with six points ... scored two goals, which were the second-most on the squad, and had two assists, also second on the team ... his first career-goal was the game-winner in a 2-1 victory over service-academy rival Army ... also scored against New Mexico ... his first career assist was on the game's only goal in a 1-0 victory over Navy ... his two goals came on just five shots on goal.

    Before Air Force

    Club: Most recently played for NOKC Padova 89 ... club coach was Jake Kurey.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... also lettered three years in wrestling and one year in cross country ... started all four years in soccer ... two-time team captain ... member of 6A All-State team as a senior when he scored six goals and added 20 assists ... two-time first-team all-district pick and a three-time first-team all-conference selection ... named All-American by the NSCAA as a senior ... national High School Coaches Association and Adidas Large School Oklahoma Player of the Year ... scored 29 goals and added 71 assists in his career ... led team to state runner-up finishes as a sophomore and junior ... member of National Honor Society ... high school soccer coach was Tom Pecore.

    Personal

    Parents are Mitch and Tammy Brinlee ... has one sister, Madison (22) ... interested in attending pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed global engagement and the soaring program last summer ... also took a calculus class ... hobbies include wakeboarding and paintball ... recruited by Missouri State and Oklahoma City Univ. ... favorite food is chicken alfredo ... favorite TV show is Chuck ... favorite movie is The Bourne Identity ... favorite book is Shooter ... favorite musical group is Incubus ... person in history he would most like to meet is Lance Armstrong ... greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal in his first high school game ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 17.

    Inside Men's Soccer